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New York Times, Monday, January 9, 1984

Author:
Jeanne Wilson
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { K Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Jeanne Wilson has 26 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,480
Across
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Rochester's love : JANE
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Lions' abodes : LAIRS
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Minor prophet : AMOS
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Peak : APEX
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Confess : ADMIT
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Copperfield's love : DORA
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Plague : PEST
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Return gunfire : REPLY
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Host : ARMY
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Core; pith : ESSENCE
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Goes by, as time : ELAPSES
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Poor : NEEDY
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Bury : INTER
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Exercise for a pupil : LESSON
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Group of kilns : OAST
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Cleopatra's love : ANTONY
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Ignored, as advice : UNHEEDED
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Desdemona loved one : MOOR
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Galsworthy's "The ___ of Tranquillity" : INN
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Lay concrete : PAVE
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Dynamiter's activity : BLASTING
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Scarlett's love : ASHLEY
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Suffix with resist : ANCE
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British toast : CHEERS
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Runner for a dresser : SCARF
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A cold : RHEUM
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Salt lake (Lacus Asphaltites) : DEADSEA
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Articulated : UTTERED
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Business-letter term : INRE
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Robert Schumann's love : CLARA
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Italia's capital : ROMA
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Nick Charles's love : NORA
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Predictor's pasteboard : TAROT
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Kind of rain : ACID
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City south of Moscow : OREL
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Trap having sinkers and floats : SEINE
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Zhivago's love : LARA
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Mock : JAPE
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Simians : APES
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Robert Stack role : NESS
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Straightening muscles on limbs : EXTENSORS
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Grand or petty follower : LARCENY
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"___ of dreadful note": Macbeth : ADEED
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Little hellion : IMP
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Cause heat under the collar : RILE
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À la mode : STYLISH
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Emulate a chameleon : ADAPT
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Code inventor : MORSE
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Abalone : ORMER
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"Simon ___" : SAYS
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Gaudy sign : NEON
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Prefix with chamber or room : ANTE
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Confederate of Jesse James : YOUNGER
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Elia : LAMB
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Organic compound : ENOL
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Greek portico : STOA
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Lincoln's first love : ANN
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Transitory : EPHEMERAL
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Valley of a sort : DALE
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Always : EVER
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Former N African rulers : DEYS
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"Airways, ___," Dos Passos play : INC
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Drake's men : TARS
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Taints : INFECTS
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Quick-drying textile fiber : ACETATE
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Close : SHUT
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Mister, in Madrid : SENOR
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Author John le ___ : CARRE
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TV's "Let's Make ___" : ADEAL
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Cheboygan's lake : HURON
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The Flintstones' pet : DINO
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Amor's flappers : ALAE
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Cape near Lisbon : ROCA
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Arab prince : EMIR
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Early 20th-century art : DADA
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Greek nickname : ARI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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